Injury and Illness Prevention Course

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13 Feb - 16 Feb, 2024 Classroom ₦300,000 Register
25 Jun - 28 Jun, 2024 Classroom ₦300,000 Register
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13 Feb - 16 Feb, 2024 Classroom ₦300,000 Register

Event Details

At the end of this Injury and Illness Prevention (IIP) Training Course successfully, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the IIP injury and illness prevention requirements
  • Describe the significance of an Injury and Illness Prevention Program (IIP) in preventing injuries and illnesses
  • Learn the various elements of a successful IIP
  • Discover how to investigate work-related accidents and injuries
  • Develop compliance strategies
  • Maintain documentation for health and safety programs
  • Work collaboratively with other participants to design workplace hazard protocols
  • Improve your overall personal safety and health at the workplace


Incident Investigation: The Basics

  • Why call the situation an incident instead of an “accident”?
  • Incident types
  • Why do we conduct an Incident Investigation?
  • Incident Investigation Programs that work
  • When OSHA conducts Incident Investigation:
    • Case scenarios
    • The fines
    • Avoiding citations, penalties, and fines

Why do bad things happen to good employers?

  • Initiating the investigation
  • Securing the scene
  • When to start your incident investigation
  • Reporting Incident to OSHA
    • Reporting vs Recording
    • What should I report?

 Methods Of Documenting the Incident Scene

  • Personal observations
  • Getting initial statements and taking pictures
  • Taking videos and sketching a scene
  • Interviewing our records

 Conducting Effective Interviews

  • The interview processes
  • Preparing for the interview
  • Who should be interviewed?
  • Bad interview vs. Good interview

 Conducting Event Analysis

  • Surface cause vs Root cause
  • Employing the “Multiple Event” theory to avoid future incidents
  • Developing the sequence of events
  • Sample sequence of events

 Root Cause Analysis

  • Difference between the surface and root causes
  • Describing direct causes
  • Sample tools for Root Cause Analysis
  • System analysis

 Developing Solutions and Recommendations

  • How to get upper management’s support?
  • OSHA’s hierarchy of controls
  • Recommending system improvements
  • The “6 Question” approach for designing solutions and recommendations
  • The direct and indirect cost of incidents
  • Safety pays

 Writing The Incident Report

  • Who is your audience?
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Order and sections of the incident report
  • Important sections of the incident report

 Practical Application

  • Case scenarios
  • Role-playing activities

 The Eight Core Elements of Iip

  • Responsibility
  • Compliance
  • Communication
  • Hazard Assessment
  • Accident Investigation
  • Hazard Correction
  • Training and Instruction
  • Record-keeping

 Costs of Workplace Injuries

  • Physical, financial, and emotional hardship
  • Workers’ compensation benefits
  • Medical insurance
  • Loss of employment and wages
  • Burdensome debt
  • Incapability to satisfy the cost of living
  • Loss of homeownership
  • Bankruptcy
  • Wages paid to injured workers for absences
  • Wage costs related to a work stoppage
  • Administrative time spent by supervisors following injuries
  • Employee training and replacement costs
  • Lost productivity due to new employee learning curves
  • Accommodation of injured employees
  • Replacement costs of impaired material, equipment, or premises


Industrial Hygienists, Safety Engineers, Health and Safety Professionals, Union Representatives, Risk Managers, Loss Control Specialists, Management Health and Safety Committee Members, Supervisors, All employees with HSE responsibilities.



The training methodology combines lectures, discussions, group exercises and illustrations. Participants will gain both theoretical and practical knowledge of the topics. The emphasis is on the practical application of the topics and as a result participant will go back to the workplace with both the ability and the confidence to apply the techniques learned to their duties.


  • Venue

    Alpha Partners Professional Training Conference Centre. 200, Muritala Mohammed Way (3rd Floor), Yaba Lagos.

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